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Largest range of Craft Beer in Whangarei

Live Music and Events on every week

Bistro • Bar • Events

Step into ourneighbourhood pub for outstanding food, service and entertainment.

About The Butter Factory

Step into this neighbourhood pub for outstanding food, service and entertainment. 


Owned by Luke Revell, The Butter Factory is located in a gorgeous century-old stone building, the coolest place in summer and cosiest in winter. Luke brings over 10 years of hospitality experience. He brings his passion for food, hospitality and live music to this well-loved bar, and has cultivated an outstanding team both front and back of house.  Luke was previously based in Matakana as the owner/operator of The Rusty Pelican - another outstanding restaurant that is a must-visit!


Discover a fab range of craft beers and unique New Zealand wines, as well as freshly-brewed coffee and killer cocktails. From the kitchen, tuck into our ever-changing specials, sharing platters and gourmet burgers (including gluten free & vegan options), or opt for pub classics like succulent rib eye steak or baby back ribs, there are even options for our littlest customers.


The Butter Factory is proud to support the town community, whether that’s sourcing fresh ingredients from Whangarei farmers, or showcasing the latest creative talent on the stage.   With live music and events from Thurs - Sun, Open Mic Nights, Stand Up Comedy, Open Decks evenings and Jazz Sessions, every day is different!


PATRONSCAN ID scanners operate within our venue, PATRONSCAN is voluntary. You are not obliged to permit us to scan your identification through PATRONSCAN, however, failing to provide us with your ID will limit our ability to approve your entry. By permitting us to scan your ID, we will use your information for the following reasons: your personal safety: a log of customers on our premises, to assist with police and the other local authorities where an official request has been made, as we deem it beneficial to the public and staff.



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